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The location of Linden









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Linden.

This page contains five sections:

Around Linden ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Calgary. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southwest of Linden. Calgary has a population of 1,095,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Red Deer. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the north of Linden and has a population of 90,200 people.

For comparison, Linden has a population of 660 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Airdrie   [Map]   28,927   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bowden   [Map]   1,210   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Chestermere   [Map]   9,564   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Cochrane   [Map]   13,491   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Drumheller   [Map]   7,932   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Irricana   [Map]   1,243   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Langdon   [Map]   ---   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Olds   [Map]   7,253   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Penhold   [Map]   1,971   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Strathmore   [Map]   10,220   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Three Hills   [Map]   3,160   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Acme   [Map]   656   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beiseker   [Map]   804   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bircham   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carbon   [Map]   570   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hesketh   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Huxley   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Kathyrn   [Map]   ---   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Keoma   [Map]   ---   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Neapolis   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Redland   [Map]   ---   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sunnyslope   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Swalwell   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Torrington   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Trochu   [Map]   1,005   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wimborne   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Linden ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Linden.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Linden. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism
    Parks for Alberta

    Fishing in Alberta
    Hunting in Alberta


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Linden ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Linden.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Acme Airport (FAA ID: CEG2)   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Beiseker Airport (FAA ID: CFV2)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Three Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEN3)   [Map]   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport (FAA ID: CGB2)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport (FAA ID: CEA3)   [Map]   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rockyford Airport (FAA ID: CFC6)   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Olds - Netook Airport (FAA ID: CFK6)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Linden.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Linden. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   N   118 miles [189.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   NNW   44 miles [70.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Acme Airport (FAA ID: CEG2)   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Beiseker Airport (FAA ID: CFV2)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Three Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEN3)   [Map]   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carstairs - Bishell's Airport (FAA ID: CGB2)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport (FAA ID: CEA3)   [Map]   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rockyford Airport (FAA ID: CFC6)   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Olds - Netook Airport (FAA ID: CFK6)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Strathmore Airport (FAA ID: CDJ5)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Linden. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Linden were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Linden) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Linden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Linden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Linden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.5895, Longitude: -113.4838     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Linden), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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